Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom launches in August

Publisher eastasiasoft and developer Idea Factory have announced a release date for Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom, their new remastered collection of both Hakuoki games.

Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom is launching for Nintendo Switch on August 1st, and includes both titles: Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms and Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds. Pre-order on the eShop launch on July 4th and will net you 10% off.

A limited edition and a standard edition will be sold exclusively by our friends Play-Asia alongside the digital release on the eShop.

Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms and Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds were originally released for PC and PS Vita globally, however the Switch releases for both have never come west, making this the first western Switch release for both games. The new release also includes a new localization based on feedback from the fans.

Here’s a rundown on the new release, plus a gameplay trailer

Two legendary visual novels come together in Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom, a remastered compilation of Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms and Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds, each among the most beloved entries in the acclaimed Japanese otome series. Players take the role of young heroine Chizuru as she is surrounded by the handsome warriors of the Shinsengumi. As battle ensues, who will emerge victorious and who will claim Chizuru’s heart?

Embrace the political and interpersonal drama of feudalism while navigating romantic scenarios and witnessing events inspired by Japanese history, brought to life through beautifully illustrated cutscenes and passionate dialogue sequences. Explore multiple story routes across both epic visual novels, renowned by long-time fans of the series while serving as a standalone jumping-on point for new players.

This updated version includes revised text for the best possible experience, making Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom the definitive way for players to enjoy the game!


  • Take the role of a young heroine surrounded by handsome suitors!
  • Immerse yourself in a feudalistic setting inspired by the rich history of Japan.
  • Explore two complete otome visual novel adventures and meet an unforgettable cast of characters!
  • Navigate dramatic dialogue, making key decisions for Chizuru to decide her story route and love interest.
  • Enjoy beautifully illustrated cutscenes and unlock CGs in the gallery as you progress!